Cedars-Sinai Research Lab Assistant I (Per Diem) in Los Angeles, California

Research Lab Assistant I (Per Diem) Requisition # 29939

The Baloh Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Regenerative Medicine Institute is looking for personnel to join our dynamic group. The incumbent should have an interest in assisting in research animal husbandry, basic laboratory research, and general lab maintenance.

Principal duties will include, but not limited to:

Lab cleaning and maintenance duties, including washing and sterilization of glassware, operation of autoclaves and other specialized equipment.

Assist in performance of experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one laboratory research project.

Will be trained on-the-job in basic benchwork under close supervision of PI or other designated laboratory supervisor.

Maintains project records, as required.

The individual will be expected to function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians and students and have proficient computer skills.

Additional Information:

Scheduling flexibility including evening, weekend and holiday rotation commitment and timeliness is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Travel may be required.

Qualification Requirements/Preferences:

Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma and college course work


Sonic general lab experience including: preparation of reagents and solutions, data entry and organization is preferred. Knowledge of safety standards and procedures. Ability to be trained in basic benchwork on-the-job. Ability to understand and perform a variety of routine cleaning and maintenance procedures to support the activity of one or more research labs. Ability to use specialized equipment and materials. Ability to comply with safety standards and procedures. Must be comfortable working around research animals (mice and rats).

Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

Minimal lifting & walking.

  • Working Title: Research Lab Assistant I (Per Diem)
  • Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0802196 - Regenerative Medicine Inst
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Research/Research Admin
  • Job Specialty: Research
  • Position Type: Regular-P/T
  • Shift Length: 8hr
  • Hours: 8am - 5pm
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • Shift Type: Day
  • Weekends: As Needed

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